Cardiology

Who is at risk of heart rhythm disorders?

Use the right tool for the job. Today experts outline the best way to identify people most likely to develop common and devastating heart rhythm disorders. The advice is published in EP Europace, a journal of the European ...

Medications

Study shows hydroxychloroquine's harmful effects on heart rhythm

The malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, which has been promoted as a potential treatment for COVID-19, is known to have potentially serious effects on heart rhythms. Now, a team of researchers has used an optical mapping system ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump taking drug discredited as safe or effective against coronavirus

(HealthDay)—Despite numerous studies suggesting that certain drugs touted by President Donald Trump as "game changers" against coronavirus are actually useless and even harmful, Trump on Monday claimed he has been taking ...

Cardiology

Novel necklace detects abnormal heart rhythm

An ingenious necklace which detects abnormal heart rhythm will be showcased for the first time on EHRA Essentials 4 You, a scientific platform of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA warns about treating COVID-19 with unproven drugs

(HealthDay)—Malaria drugs touted by some as potential "game changers" against COVID-19 are actually too dangerous for general use, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Americans on Friday.

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